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Why is Army Day Celebrated in India?

Jan 15, 2021
Army Day 2021: It is observed on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.

Why is Makar Sankranti celebrated?

Jan 13, 2021
Makar Sankranti 2021: It is also known as Uttarayan and has its own historical and religious significance in India. Let us read more about Makar Sankranti, how is it celebrated, history behind the festival, etc    

List of all Chief Guests on Indian Republic Day Parades (1950–2021)

Jan 12, 2021
Indian-origin President of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi will be the Chief Guest at India’s Republic Day Parade on 26 January 2021 after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancelled his visit to India. Pakistan's Governor General Malik Ghulam Muhammad was the first person who attended the Republic Day parade as the Chief Guest at Rajpath, New Delhi.

List of all Ramsar Sites in India

Dec 28, 2020
Any wetland site which is listed under the Ramsar Convention is called as a Ramsar site. There are a total of 42 Ramsar Sites in India. Read the article to know more about it.  

Christmas Day 2020: Origin and Reasons for Celebration

Dec 24, 2020
Christmas Day 2020: It is celebrated across the globe on 25 December to remember the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. Do you know that the name 'Çhristmas' comes from the Mass of Christ or Jesus? Let us find out the history of the Christmas celebration, Christmas tree, and Santa Claus.    

GK Quiz on Static and Current Events: 22nd December 2020

Dec 22, 2020
Here is a GK Quiz to test your awareness. Answer the following questions related to current and static events. Check your knowledge and also find the explanation of the questions below.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: Remembering The Man Behind United India On His 70th Death Anniversary

Dec 15, 2020
Shri Vallabhbhai Patel's full name was Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel. Vallabhbhai Patel is also known as the Sardar Patel and Iron Man. 15 December 2020 marks his 70th death anniversary.  

Medieval History of Bihar

Dec 14, 2020
Bihar was ruled directly or indirectly by the Slave Dynasty, Khilji Dynasty, Tughlaq Dynasty, Noohani Dynasty, Cher Dynasty, Bhojpur’s Ujjaini Dynasty, Sur Dynasty, and Mughal Dynasty. Check below the important events that occurred during the Medival period. 

List of Major Rivers in Bihar

Dec 11, 2020
In this article, we have shared the list of major rivers in Bihar which is useful fo the students who are preparing for BPSC and other state-level examinations.

Ancient History of Bihar

Dec 11, 2020
The Ancient History of Bihar extends to the very dawn of human civilization and also associated with the advent of the earliest legends of Sanatana Dharma. In this article, we have given the complete study material of ‘Ancient Bihar History’ that will ease the journey of aspirants to crack the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state-level examinations.

List of Waterfalls and Hot Springs in Bihar

Dec 11, 2020
Bihar is endowed with a number of beautiful natural sites varying from waterfalls and hot springs that contribute to the idyllic setting of the state. In this article, we have provided information about waterfalls and hot springs in Bihar. 

Climate and Soil Profile of Bihar

Dec 11, 2020
Bihar is located in the eastern part of the country. The distribution of soils here have the bearing of climate, parent material, and topography. Here, we have given the complete study material related to the ‘Climate and Soil Profile of Bihar’ for the aspirants who are preparing for the competitive examinations like BPSC and other state-level examinations.

Bihar at a Glance: Fact Finding

Dec 11, 2020
Bihar is located in the eastern part of the country. It is an entirely landlocked state that lies mid-way between the humid West Bengal in the east and the sub humid Uttar Pradesh in the west  It is bounded by Nepal in the north and by Jharkhand in the south. Read ahead to know other important details about the Bihar state. 

List of Tribal Revolts in Bihar

Dec 11, 2020
The Tribal Revolts of Bihar were mostly unorganized, localized, and periodic mainly against Britishers' exploitative behavior towards tribes and tribal lands. Here, we have provided the list of ‘Tribal Revolt of Bihar’ along with the date, people associated with the revolt, nature & objective of the revolt, etc. 

First in Bihar: Personalities, Events and Structure

Dec 10, 2020
The name Bihar is derived from the Sanskrit and Pali word, Vihara which means “abode”. During the Vedic period, Bihar was the center of trade and culture.  In this article, we have provided information about the first's of Bihar state - the personalities, events, and structures. 

Bihar: Population as per Census 2011

Dec 10, 2020
The population of Bihar was 104,099,452 as per Census 2011 of which male and female are 54,278,157 and 49,821,295 respectively.   

Geographical Structure of Bihar: Geology | Physiology | Plain |Plateau

Dec 10, 2020
Bihar is a landlocked state in the eastern part of India. The Bihar plain is divided into two unequal halves by the river Ganga which flows through the middle from west to east. In this article, we have provided the geographical structure of India. 

Modern History of Bihar

Dec 10, 2020
Bihar is situated in one of the fertile regions of the world drained by the river Ganga. It is famous for its cotton, textile, saltpeter, and indigo. In this article, we have shared important facts about the Modern History of Bihar which is helpful for students who are preparing for the Bihar PSC Exam.

Bharat Ratna Award Winners: List of Recipients (1954-2019)

Dec 10, 2020
List of recipients of Bharat Ratna:- Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award in the country.  The last Bharat Ratna award was given to  Bhupen Hazarika, Pranab Mukherjee, and Nanaji Deshmukh in 2019. 

Indian Navy Day 2020: Why is it celebrated on 4 December?

Dec 4, 2020
Indian Navy played a crucial role during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 and started Operation Trident. To commemorate the attack and to accomplish the role of Naval force every year, Navy Day is celebrated on 4 December.  Let us have a look at how Navy Day is celebrated, the history of the Indian Navy and some interesting facts.      

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